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Xanax," a compelling 80-minute documentary directed by Blair Foster that Netflix recently released to subscribers, traces the development, marketing, and widespread prescribing of the drug and its ...
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Source: D A V I D S O N L U N A/Unsplash How do we survive the holidays in grief? It’s a big question. My initial intention was to crowdsource tips for you for getting through the holidays. But when I ...
Have you ever gone to bed at night feeling sad or lonely? Then, you woke up not feeling refreshed, but exhausted and on edge. You are not alone. It's been found that your emotional state at night can ...
It’s that time of year again—a time to free ourselves from the shackles of the ego and extend beyond ourselves. Following so soon a holiday that ideally should remind us to be thankful and count our ...
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